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Engineering Manager

Granular

Granular

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Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Portugal · United Kingdom · Netherlands · Germany · France
Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Granular is a fast-growing climate tech startup developing a platform to help the electricity system transition towards 24/7 clean energy. You can find out more about the 24/7 energy space in this article.

Our SaaS platform provides portfolio management solutions to electricity companies and suppliers, to help them solve the issue of hourly matching between green generation and consumption, at scale. At its heart, this is a sophisticated optimisation problem matching green energy consumption and production coupled with financial risk management and mitigation.

We are active across Europe and the US and have partnered with Europe’s leading power exchange and grid operators, among others. Following a recent oversubscribed funding round, we are extremely well funded with a long runway.

We are dedicated to fostering diversity and nurturing talent. If you don't possess all the skills listed below but believe you have the qualities we're seeking, we encourage you to reach out. We value diverse perspectives and are committed to building an inclusive team.

Key Responsibilities

You will lead one of the two product teams at Granular Energy. Initially, this will be focused on “customer success” - delivering high quality features for our first set of customers. As the product matures, it is anticipated this team will work on a specific product/business area.

A little more detail on what you will be doing:-

  • Line manage a remote team of backend and frontend software engineers

  • Coaching and mentoring the engineers on the team

  • Provide technical guidance and direction

  • Hands-on development (c50% of time)

  • Ensuring that we continue to move fast whilst maintaining technical excellence

  • Recruitment – identifying and attracting the best developers to Granular Energy

  • Agreeing product priorities with wider team and evolving product requirements

  • Assist in the growth of Granular Energy – helping build our processes, team structure and key hires as we continue our growth journey

Our current tech stack

  • Backend: Python exposing REST and GraphQL APIs

  • FrontEnd: Migrating to React (from initial Vue POC)

  • Database: Postgres

  • Infrastructure: Kubernetes on Azure, service bus (message broker), blob storage

Preferred experience

  • Proven leadership experience to a team

  • Pragmatic attitude with a bias to action but with a desire to do things well

  • Startup (seed/series A/series B) experience – used to wearing many hats and excited at ability to “move the needle”

  • Humble

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Backend software development background (ideally Python)

What we offer

  • Remote first: WFH or your local co-working space

  • Quarterly meet-ups: most recently in Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam

  • 30 days holiday minimum plus public holidays

  • Make your mark on an early-stage climate product in a high-impact space

  • Physical & mental health: we offer gym subsidies and access to therapy via Spill

  • Equity: earn equity in a fast-growing company (BSPCE/EMI)

Process

  • Initial 30 minute screening call

  • 1st interview (with CTO)

  • Take home assignment

  • Technical interview (with CTO and senior backend developer)

  • Final interview to assess mentoring & leadership skills and cultural fit

Salary

We are looking for top calibre candidates and pay top of local market rates. As an indication,

  • France: €80k - €100k

  • UK: £110k - £140k

  • Germany: €100k - €120k

  • Spain: €80k - €100k

Location

Granular is a remote-first organisation and this role is 100% remote with quarterly meet up in Western Europe. Ideally, you are located within 6h from Paris/London by train. We're currently spread across multiple cities in FR, UK, NL, DE and CH.

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at Granular.